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Before downloading the software, you must request an authorization file to activate the software.

To request authorization files, please fill in the correct type and number of licenses you are requesting and submit below. The authorization files will be emailed to you so you can activate the software after downloading.

This service is EXCLUSIVELY for Columbia University staff and students. Please do not request a password or registration codes if you are not affiliated with Columbia University. Thank you.

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  • Are you requesting an ArcGIS Online Organizational account? [Options: yes(default),no]
  • Are you requesting a license for ArcGIS 10.0, 10.1, 10.2 or 10.2.1?
  • Number of licenses you are requesting
  • Will this computer share the ArcGIS 10 license with another computer or is it a stand-alone computer (not sharing)?
  • If sharing, how many computers will share the same license manager?
  • If stand-alone, how many computers will need an ArcGIS 10 stand-alone license(s)?
  • What type of license would you like for your stand-alone computer?

    Refer to the comparison tables below to choose:

    Concurrent Use License
    Choose this if you:
    Single Use License
    Choose this if you:

    are setting up a computer lab

    are concerned about memory. (This installation does not require installation of a license manager.)

    require ArcInfo Workstation


    The following extensions are packaged with ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced (formerly ArcInfo) for both licenses:

    ArcGIS Desktop Advanced Single Use Concurrent Use Single/Concurrent Use

    Single/Concurrent Use

    Extension 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.2/10.2.1
    3D Analyst
    ArcGIS Data Reviewer
    ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting
    ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry
    ArcScan for ArcGIS
    Business Analyst Premium
    Data Interoperability
    ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting
    Esri Defense Mapping
    Geostatistical Analysis
    Network Analyst
    Esri Production Mapping
    Spatial Analyst
    Tracking Analyst
    Workflow Manager
    *included with ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced

  • Would you like to request the activation key for XTools Pro?
  • Would you like to request the registration code for ArcPad 10?
  • Would you like to request for teaching purposes only, the authorization numbers for Business Analyst 10?



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This page last modified: Mar 13, 2014